News releases from L.A. Biz
Sweetgreen submits confidential IPO filing to SEC
Today 18:23 EDT
The salad chain raised $156 million in its most recent funding round, which boosted the company’s valuation to nearly $1.8 billion.
Canoo to build electric vehicle factory in Oklahoma
June 17, 2021
Dave’s Hot Chicken opening new location in Sherman Oaks
June 16, 2021
The fast-casual concept specializes in hot chicken tenders and sliders and plans to open more locations this year.
The Los Angeles EV maker has hired design firm Ware Malcomb for its 1.1 million-square-foot facility in Hanford.
NASA taps Rocket Lab for Mars mission
June 15, 2021
The Long Beach aerospace company has been awarded a contract to design two Photon spacecraft for a scientific mission to the Red Planet.
Southern California workforce firm sells for $30 million
June 09, 2021
United upgrading service to Hawaii from LAX
May 26, 2021
The move signals that United expects a surge in demand for Los Angeles travel to Hawaii this summer.
Fisker to make electric vehicle for Pope Francis
May 21, 2021
The vehicle will be based on the company's Fisker Ocean SUV, slated to start production in November 2022.
The move comes as the flexible workspace provider is adding 100,000 square feet per month to its existing facilities.
PayPal to buy L.A. e-commerce startup Happy Returns
May 13, 2021
The Los Angeles-based coffee-shop chain has hired Sanjiv Razdan to help grow the brand beyond California and expand its omnichannel presence.
The restaurant chain is hiring 20,000 employees across the U.S. and planning a virtual career fair on Discord.
SpaceX uses rocket booster for record 10th time
May 10, 2021
The first stage was also successfully recovered and could fly yet again as the company tests the limits of reusability.
An Orange County man was charged with four counts of bank fraud, four counts of wire fraud, one count of aggravated identity theft, and six counts of money laundering.
Osaka worked with Sweetgreen’s culinary team to design a custom bowl that will debut nationwide on May 20.
Honest stock jumps 49% after $413 million IPO
May 05, 2021
“We had outgrown the old building probably a year before we moved, so it’s been a long time coming.”
Byron Allen to buy 7 more TV stations for $380 million
April 29, 2021
The stations are part of Atlanta-based Gray Television Inc.’s $925 million acquisition of Quincy Media Inc.
The company is also striving for zero Honda car and motorcycle collision fatalities globally by 2050.
With these two titles, the Golden State has lured 23 series from other states and countries with tax credits.
The custom GS-6 vehicle variants include performance upgrades and branding themes that pay homage to California.